Oklahoma's National Register of Historic Places

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ID Number 83002076
Historic Name SHINN FAMILY BARN
Description of Significance A TRANSVERSE FRAME BARN WITH BOARD-AND-BATTEN SIDING, THE SHINN FAMILY BARN WAS CONSTRUCTED IN 1910. IT REPRESENTS THE MIXED AGRICULTURAL ECONOMY OF THE HOMESTEAD FARM, BEFORE THE ADVENT OF MONO-CULTURE FARMING BROUGHT ON BY ADVANCING TECHNOLOGIES AND CONSUMER DEMAND MADE THE 160 ACRE, MIXED USE FARM OBSOLETE. LISTED IN NATIONAL REGISTER 3/10/83.
Current Name
Address FIVE MILES EAST AND TWO MILES SOUTH OF OKEENE
City OKEENE VIC.
County BLAINE
Lot
Block
Current Section 35
Township 19N
Range 10W
Type BUILDING
Historic Function STORAGE
Current Function AGRICULTURE/ SUBSISTENCE
Area Signficance 1 ARCHITECTURE
Area Significance 2 EXPLORATION/ SETTLEMENT
Date Prepared 1981
Year Built 1910
Original Site YES
Architect/Builder ELMUS L. SHINN, BUILDER
Architectural Style OTHER: TRANSVERSE FRAME BARN
Roof Material WOODEN SHAKE
Wall Material WOOD
Window Material INAPPLICABLE
Door Material WOOD
Decorative Details
Condition GOOD
Comments BARN WAS MOVED TO THE HARN HOMESTEAD IN OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA COUNTY IN 1987.
Restricted N